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COVID-19 Long Term Services and Supports Resiliency Program

On July 2, 2020, Governor Gina Raimondo announced a plan to expand home-based care options in Rhode Island as the state continues to grapple with the spread of COVID-19 in congregate living facilities. Before COVID-19, 61% of the state's Medicaid long-term care recipients lived in nursing facilities, which have struggled to contain the spread and impact of COVID-19 on residents and staff.

Governor Raimondo's $25M plan includes investments in nursing facility supports to implement infection control, investments in capital and program changes to fundamentally re-orient the delivery of care in nursing facilities, and targeted investments to expand home-base care options, through home-based workforce incentives, training and supports. The state will also invest to assist families in better understanding long-term care options and accessing home-based care options when discharged from hospitals.

Questions regarding the program can be sent to OHHS.LTSSResiliency@ohhs.ri.gov.
 
Information on all LTSS Resiliency programs can be found via the links below: 

Nursing Facility Supports


Nursing Facility Transformation

Application deadline has been extended to Monday, October 5 at 5:00 p.m.


Applicants may continue to submit questions related to this grant and answers will be posted on this page on a rolling basis. All questions must be submitted via the OHHS.LTSSResiliency@ohhs.ri.gov email address. The State will make all questions and answers available on this website. We are not able to have individual discussions with potential Applicants during the grant application process.


Home and Community Based Services

 

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